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Food processing is the transformation of raw ingredients into food, or of food into other forms; hence, resulting in value addition to the base product.
Food processing is used to convert inedible agricultural products into edible food items and to preserve the oversupply of agricultural products for later use. The importance of food processing is to preserve food and hence, free man from total dependence on geography and climate for providing his/her nutritional requirements. It also enables empowering of agro dependent population and assists in transforming subsistence agriculture into a full fledge industryFood processing has three major aims: